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Bonus Giveaway — Silhouette CAMEO!!

three silhouette projects

{{{Happy Monday}}} Silhouette America contacted me and asked if I might want to giveaway another CAMEO. Of course I want one of my readers to win one!! Wouldn't that be an AWESOME Thanksgiving surpise??? I really do love this new machine... I love the new blades and settings - they are much more sensitive. I love the wider rollers and the fact that you can cut mediums in … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Ideas!!

candy cornucopica

Last Minute Preparations are happening all across the United States for a VERY thankful HOLIDAY. Families are preparing for relatives to arrive, lists are being made and checked off.   ...And Tatertots and Jello is no exception we are busy checking out the FABULOUS link ups.  Let us help you finish up those last minute decorating ideas with quick, easy, fast ideas.  Be sure to check out the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – - 20 Beautiful Christmas Projects!!

peppermint wreath

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.    Ev'rywhere you go;  Take a look in the five and ten glistening once again  With candy canes and silver lanes aglow.  It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas  Toys in ev'ry store  But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be  On your own front door. " There were so many Gorgeous Christmas Projects linked up, I just had to … [Read more...]

Make a Thankful Jar Centerpiece {Thanksgiving Jars}!!

thanks jars on the table

While I am going through the awesome link-ups in the Weekend Wrap Up Party this week, here's an easy, inexpensive centerpiece for your Thanksgiving this year -- Thankful Jars: Here's a last-minute Thanksgiving centerpiece idea. You can make this for next to nothing. The first thing I did was I took some spaghetti jars and took the labels off Then I poured a small amount of paint in … [Read more...]

Make a Bejeweled Christmas Tree {holiday tutorial}!!

SONY DSC

Hi, my name is Anna, and I blog at My Life and Kids. I'm thrilled to be visiting at Tatertots & Jello today! I had three kids in three years and whew has my life changed! Just a few years ago I had a job I loved, a house in the city and a social life. Now I stay home with my three kids, I live in the suburbs, I wear mom jeans, AND I drive a minivan! In my spare time, I blog about it all … [Read more...]

Make a Holiday Stenciled Sign {Christmas tutorial}

merry christmas blue and red sign

I am getting so excited to get my Holiday Decorations out. It snowed a few days ago and I just couldn't resist making something festive and Christmas-y! I decided to make a Holiday project using some of the new MS paint and mediums. I had a broken, old shelf sitting out in my garage waiting for the trash. I cut off the broken part, then cut the good part half and  reattached the pieces … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — { 23 DeliciousThanksgiving Recipes}

indian corn cupcakes

This might be the most DELICIOUS time of the year. Can you believe there is less than TWO weeks until Thanksgiving?? There were amazing recipe link-ups this week-- be sure to check them out for Thanksgiving culinary inspiration!!!     Chocolate Pilgrim's Hats @ The Gunny Sack Indian Corn Cupcakes @ Reading Confetti  Pumpkin Spice Cookies @ My Computer is my Canvas Pumpkin Cupcakes @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – - {28 Thankful Projects}

gobble gobble onesie

Ooh, the preparations that are currently happening in our homes!  Some of us are busy preparing for Thanksgiving while some of us are preparing for Christmas.  Either way, it is the busiest time of the year.  With so many things occurring it is easy to forgot what the true meaning behind both of the holidays are!  Make sure you STOP and appreciate the little things, because life, my friends, is … [Read more...]

Make Holiday Favors — Handmade Cinnamon Butter!!

butter favor

  Hi Tatertots and Jello readers! Happy Fall!! Today I am going to share with you a really great favor for your Thanksgiving guests. I really love to send friends and family home with a little something that helps them remember the good times we shared at Thanksgiving. It is a simple recipe, packaged up extra cute. What I love about this is you can do these a few days in advance and have them … [Read more...]

Getting Organized — My Family Message Center {take two}

inside the frame

I am not a naturally organized person. So one of the things that’s hard when my kids go back to school is keeping track of all of the papers and notes that come home in their backpacks. There have been many times that some “crucial” papers have been accidentally swept into the garbage in one of my efforts to tidy up my kitchen. And the kitchen is where everything seems to get dumped after … [Read more...]